[Homeroast] coffee fatality

Dave Huddle 137trimethyl26dioxopurine at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 08:42:40 CST 2010


Motorcyclist killed after crashing into coffee field

A 54-year-old man died yesterday afternoon after his motorcycle went
off the roadway and crashed into a coffee field in Kona.

The man was riding south on Highway 180 when he apparently lost
control of his motorcycle just north of the intersection with Hualālai
Road. The motorcycle ran off the road and landed about 20 feet down an
embankment, fire officials said.

Firefighters arrived at the scene shortly before 5 p.m. and found the
man, who had suffered massive head injuries. He was pronounced dead at
the scene.

The man's name was not immediately released. The incident was under

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